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Developing “scalable” crop-livestock integration options in DRC and Burundi

Mixed crop livestock systems provide half the world’s food and are the dominant farming system for the world’s poor. Mixed farms are inherently productive, partly through the synergies between crop and livestock enterprises. For example, crop residues provide feed for livestock and livestock provide manure from crop production. However, as global populations grow such farms … Continue reading